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  • Appeal to the Administrative Appeals Tribunal (AAT).
  • Notice of Intention to Consider Cancellation (NOICC).
  • Section 501 Cancellation
  • Jurisdictional Error Assessment
  • Appeal to the Federal Circuit Court
  • Appeal to the Federal Court
  • Appeal to the High Court of Australia
  • 132 Business Talent
  • 188A Business Innovation
  • 188E Entrepreneur
  • 888 Business and Investment
  • 188B Investor
  • 188C Significant Investor
  • 188D Premium Investor
  • 888 Business and Investment
  • 186 Employer Nominated Scheme (ENS)
  • 482 Temporary Skills Shortage (TSS)
  • 494 Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional
  • 189 Skilled Independent
  • 190 Skilled Nominated
  • 191 Skilled Regional
  • 491 Skilled Work Regional
  • 300 Prospective Marriage
  • 309 & 100 Partner – Offshore
  • 820 & 801 Partner – Onshore
  • 461 NZ Citizen Family Relationship

About us

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Visa Plan is a firm of registered migration agents and immigration lawyers in Melbourne, the most vibrant city of Australia, who take utmost pride in securing people the visas they need to enjoy new lives in Australia. We constantly strive to improve our professional capabilities so we can provide our clients with the best possible immigration services and solutions with the minimum hassle.

​At Visa Plan, we seek to instill positive change within the industry by setting a leading example of being transparent, ethical and competent in our dealings with the public. We want to ensure that nobody is disadvantaged by poor migration advice.

Just like the highly multicultural society of Australia, we have registered migration agents from different backgrounds. Being able to speak your language and understanding your culture does not only allow us to understand your needs, but the system of your original country enabling us to provide more suited migration advice and immigration services.

Our migration agents and immigration lawyers are located on 530 Little Collins Street in the central business district of Melbourne.

Why choose us?


We are not merely migration agents but a law firm comprised with LAWYERS for immigration. Our Principal Lawyer, James Bae, represented the Australian Governments as a legal adviser, and has the insightful understanding of accounting and business.


Some matters require diverse expertise. For example, judicial reviews require barristers and counsels whereas business and investment visas require accountants and business brokers. In certain cases of protection visas, we may need journalists to shed light for coverage. We have the networks to accomplish the results that you deserve.


However experienced, knowledgeable or passionate, everyone is prone to human errors. At Visa Plan, we completely eliminate these errors by having two migration lawyers attending to each visa application at all times. We are the only immigration agency in Melbourne and perhaps Australia to implement and enforce this system.

Continuous Learning

We never stop learning and developing our professional capability. We acknowledge that Australian immigration law constantly changes and that it is the professional responsibility of every registered migration agent to be aware. We not only actively participate in seminars, but we create learning materials for other migration agencies to learn.

Fixed Fee

We provide you at first with an estimate of our professional fee and disbursements before formal engagement as your immigration lawyer. We do not ask for an additional amount and continue until we deliver the visa advice and service to your satisfaction.

Industry Leaders in Client Service

Simply look online for Google reviews on our firm. All legitimate clients, who have received our service and advice with their visa, highly recommend our registered migration agents and lawyers. This is the objective evidence that shows we are leading the Australian visa service industry.

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Australian Immigration Services

Specialising in all types of visas and citizenship matters

History of Australian Immigration

Following the World War II, the Australian Government was committed to boosting the nation’s population under the slogan – “Populate or Perish”. Policies were devised and implemented with the agendas of stimulating post-war economic development and defending the country in the event of another war. ​Despite the Government’s original intention for the 1% annual growth via immigration, the number of immigrants had grown exponentially. As a result, 30% of Australia’s resident population was born overseas, making it one of the world’s most multicultural nations. Australia’s immigration program has been governed by the Migration Act of 1958 which established the Australian visa system with the long title – “An Act relating to the entry into, and presence in Australia of aliens, and the departure or deportation from Australia of aliens and certain other persons.” This Act replaced the Immigration Restriction Act 1901 which had formed the basis of the archaic ‘White Australia policy’ and many other discriminatory practices. The Migration Act 1958 Act has been amended numerous times over the past 60 years, with each presiding Government seeking to impose its own migration policies. ​This has resulted in a unique mixture of drafting styles and policy objectives, producing the current Australian immigration landscape we see today. As long as Australia remains a popular destination for migrants from around the world, the Department, Tribunal and Courts will be called upon to interpret the various provisions in the realm of Australian immigration law. It is crucial that your immigration consultants understand the past and current laws that are relevant to your prospective visa application.

Migration Agent Melboune

There are many visas in the Australian migration system, that includes holiday, student, business, investor and family visas. We highly recommend that every agent be aware of each visa and their purposes prior to providing immigration assistance, and that you select an immigration consultant and agent with the adequate understanding. With Visa Plan, you will always receive from every migration agent and lawyer the best professional advice that is uncompromised by lack of knowledge or conflicts of interest.

Holiday Visas

  • Electronic Travel Authority (subclass 601)
  • Visitor (subclass 651)
  • Transit (subclass 771)
  • Visitor (subclass 600)
  • Work and Holiday visa (subclass 462)
  • Working Holiday visa (subclass 417)

Student Visas

  • Student visa (subclass 500)
  • Student Guardian visa (subclass 590)

Family Visas

  • Adoption (subclass 102)
  • Aged Dependent Relative (subclass 114 / 838)
  • Aged Parent (subclass 804)
  • Carer (subclass 116 / 836)
  • Child (subclass 101 / 802)
  • Contributory Aged Parent – Temporary (subclass 173 / 884)
  • Contributory Aged Parent (subclass 143 / 864)
  • Dependent Child (subclass 445)
  • New Zealand Citizen Family Relationship – Temporary (subclass 461)
  • Orphan Relative (subclass 117 / 837)
  • Parent (subclass 103)
  • Partner – Provisional & Permanent – Offshore (subclass 309 & 100)
  • Partner – Provisional & Permanent – Onshore (subclass 820 & 801)
  • Prospective Marriage (subclass 300)
  • Remaining Relative (subclass 115 / 835)
  • Sponsored Parent – Temporary (subclass 870)

Business and Investment Visas

  • Business Innovation and Investment – Provisional & Permanent (subclass 188 & 888)
  • Business Talent – Permanent (subclass 132)

Work Visas

  • Training (subclass 407)
  • Distinguished Talent (subclass 124 & 858)
  • Employer Nomination Scheme (subclass 186)
  • Skilled Employer Sponsored Regional – Provisional (subclass 494)
  • Temporary Activity (subclass 408)
  • Temporary Skill Shortage (subclass 482)
  • Temporary Graduate (subclass 485)
  • Temporary Work – Short Stay Specialist (subclass 400)

Skilled Visas

  • Skilled Regional (subclass 191)
  • Skilled Independent (subclass 189)
  • Skilled Nominated (subclass 190)
  • Skilled Work Regional – Provisional (subclass 491)

Humanitarian Visas

  • Protection (subclass 866)
  • Temporary Protection (subclass 785)
  • Safe Haven Enterprise (subclass 790)
We urge that humanitarian visa should never be considered lightly as an option to prolong your stay in Australia. As a prima facie requirement, you must establish with evidence a well founded fear of being persecuted should you be returned to your home country. An application without a reasonable argument may amount to a fraudulent claim and an agent or a lawyer who provides immigration assistance with the claim would be in professional breaches. If you want to remain in Australia, you need to find a relevant visa and a humanitarian visa would be highly unlikely be your option.

Bridging Visas

  • Bridging A – BVA (subclass 010)
  • Bridging B – BVB (subclass 020)
  • Bridging C – BVC (subclass 030)
  • Bridging E – BVE (subclass 050 and 051)

Other Special Purpose Visas

  • Crew Travel Authority visa (subclass 942)
  • Former Resident visa (subclass 151)
  • Maritime Crew visa (subclass 988)
  • Medical Treatment visa (subclass 602)
  • Resident Return visa (subclass 155 / 157)
  • Special Category visa(subclass 444)
  • Investor Retirement visa (subclass 405)